Small Bear hand carved sterling silver bracelet

Bears are noted for loyalty to one another and for having loving families. Bears care well for their families, especially children, and are good providers to the whole clan. Bears are often described in native legends as big, strong, loyal and fierce, symbolizing supernatural strength. Women endowed with the spirit […] Read more »

More about Alloys

Sterling and red gold Bear bracelet

Now that Walker Goldsmiths has explored Sterling Silver let us explore a rather more complex set of Alloys, those referred to as “karat gold”. Just like sterling we have the stamping laws to contend with. The law was designed to appeal to the vanity of artists so that if you […] Read more »

Hand Carved Sterling Northwest Totem Bracelet

Photo of Hand Carved Sterling Totem Bracelet D9 by Owen Walker

The Sterling Northwest Totem Bracelet, Design #9, hand carved by Owen Walker at Walker Goldsmiths is a very interesting bracelet.  It has Raven, Eagle, Salmon and Bear all depicted on this one bracelet.  We call it a Totem Bracelet because it is very like the Totem Poles seen in the […] Read more »